DOA Secretary Scott Neitzel is leaving his post early next month and will be replaced by PSC Chair Ellen Nowak, the guv announced this morning.
Commissioner Lon Roberts is being elevated to chair, replacing Nowak as head of the regulatory body.
Nowak, who will take over DOA March 5, will be the second woman to lead the agency since it was established in 1959 and the first since 1987, according to the guv’s office.
Before her appointment to the PSC in 2011, Nowak served as chief of staff to then-Waukesha County Exec Dan Vrakas. She also was an aide to Republican John Gard when he was Assembly s...